Author Archives: TEF Support

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    Tony Elumelu Foundation Releases 2020 Annual Letter

    Delivers significant impact amidst COVID-19 pandemic Lagos, March 2021 – The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s leading philanthropy committed to empowering African entrepreneurs, has released its 2020 Annual Letter titled “THE POWER OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP AMIDST UNCERTAINTY”. The report, which was delivered in the form of a personal letter from TEF Founder, Mr. Tony O. Elumelu …

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  • Somachi Chris-Asoluka was live today on SABC News' segment, SME #Onpoint with Liabo Setho.

    TEF Director of Partnerships and Communications, Somachi Chris-Asoluka, Live on SABC News’ SME #OnPoint

    TEF Director of Partnerships and Communications, Somachi Chris-Asoluka was live today on SABC News’ segment, SME #Onpoint with Liabo Setho.  On the business show which focuses on the small and medium enterprises sector, Somachi discussed the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme and the impact African entrepreneurs are making on the continent. Highlighted quotes from the event: Africa …

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  • Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu Discusses Empowering Female African Entrepreneurs with GIZ

    The CEO of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu, joined a high-level virtual panel organised by German development agency GIZ on Monday, March 1, to discuss the economic and social effects of the pandemic and opportunities to close the digital gender divide while empowering female African entrepreneurs. Themed Women’s Economic Empowerment in Africa: working towards gender …

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  • TEF CEO, Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu Talks Entrepreneurship, Live on BBC World News’ Talking Business Weekly

    The CEO of The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu, featured on BBC World News’ Talking Business Weekly with host Aaron Heslehurst. On the show, Ifeyinwa shared her thoughts on the sudden growth in start-ups and how the pandemic is leading more people away from employed roles, to becoming entrepreneurs. “I think it’s because people …

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